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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Distal Bicep Tendon Rupture
and you are
over 18
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The purpose of this study to to determine whether a single incision technique or a double incision technique is more effective in the surgical treatment of distal bicep tendon ruptures. Patients will be randomized to one of the two techniques upon consenting to the study. Prior to surgery patients will have their elbow flexion, extension, pronation, and supination strength measured. Elbow Range of motion will also be measured in each of these four movements. A number of subjective questionnaires will also be administered to the patient prior to surgery. The identical objective tests and subjective questionnaires will be completed by the patient at intervals of three months, six months, one year, and two years following their surgery. Additional information from patients clinical visits may also be collected throughout the study.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Distal bicep tendon reconstruction

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01322828. The sponsor of the trial is Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, Canada and it is looking for 92 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Randomized Control Trial Comparing Single Incision Versus Double Incision Surgery to Repair Distal Bicep Tendon Ruptures